The Wild Foodies of Philly
   In search of the food beneath our feet!

 




WILD EDIBLE "MARSH PLANTS"


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CATTAIL


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REED GRASS


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WILD RICE


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ARROWHEAD


Peltandra virginica
ARROW ARUM

(iffy edible)
 



PICKERELWEED



WATER SPINACH


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WATER CHESTNUT

 



WATER CRESS


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WHITE WATER LILLY
AMERICAN LOTUS


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YELLOW WATER LILLY



WATER HYACINTH

 

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DUCKWEED


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PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE
 

 

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MARSH  MALLOW

 

SKUNK CABBAGE
(iffy edible)